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<p class= HALLOWEEN. Halloween takes place this Tuesday, October 31, 2023 in France and around the world. Unlike What one might believe, this celebration does not come from the United States but from Ireland. Here is everything you need to know about its origins and legends, but also its disguises, makeup and pumpkins!

[Put to; day October 30, 2023 at 5:43 p.m.] Why is Halloween celebrated on October 31, the eve of All Saints' Day? This Celtic festival is believed to be the scariest day of all year round, according to a tradition dating back several centuries. Discover the whole story in our file below, its terrifying legends, its scary disguises and make-up. .. This file is made to inspire you!

Halloween is celebrated each year on October 31, the eve of the religious festival of All Saints' Day. Despite the Christianization of the end of October festival, popular traditions remain anchored among the Irish. As a result, when they emigrated en masse to the United States in the 19th century to escape famine, they brought beliefs and celebrations with them. Enough to revive the Halloween party across the Atlantic. And the very name Halloween directly refers to Halloween. All Saints’ Day. It is derived from from "All Hallows Eve" or "All Hallows Even", i.e. the "eve of the holy night". So the day before November 1st: October 31st.

What is the origin of Halloween?

Its existence is much older and the festival is not so far from us. Halloween is in fact derived from the celebration of Samain (Irish name) or Samonios (Gallic name), created by the Celts. This religious festival, led by druids, was held in Paris. the end of autumn (at the end of the harvest) and marked the start of a new year. In Ireland and Gaul, this night of Samhain was feared, during which evil spirits could be rampant. To avoid this "black" and ward off danger, residents lit fires in the open air. This night was also a "meantime" between the world of the living and the dead. The Celts left their doors open so that the deceased of their families could return for a few hours among the living. This tradition died out somewhat with the arrival of the Romans in Gaul and Christianity in these regions, around the 5th century. Pope Boniface IV even declared in 610 that this festival was pagan and decided to create All Saints' Day, the feast of all saints. Celebrated at This time on May 13, All Saints' Day will change date in the 8th century and will be set for November 1. Some historians clearly see it as a reference to the Celtic festival of Samhain, a desire to Christianize Samhain. A reference which will also find an echo when the feast of the dead on November 2, the day after All Saints' Day, was established in the 10th century.

In American tradition, Halloween night is dedicated to Halloween. the candy hunt. Children (and adults) dress up, ring doorbells and ask for treats to the sound of “Trick or Treat!”, “Trick or Treat?” (translation of “trick or treat”, a formula used in the United States). If the French never really copied this practice, little monsters try here and there; to recover their dues on Halloween day. And candy hunting can also become a fun activity. playful carry out as a family. So be careful; those who didn't stock up on sweet treats this evening!

Halloween 2023: origin, legends or disguise... Be unbeatable before the party!

"Trick or treat!"  © Christin Lola – Fotolia

What are the scariest stories in history? tell each other by the fire on Halloween night? The White Ladyis one of the most popular because it is said to be taken from a testimony dating from 1977. It tells the story of a very young girl She was dressed in white and stopped on the side of the road one late evening in the pouring rain. A doctor picks her up in his car and offers to take her home. During the journey, the girl remains very silent, but the driver nevertheless manages to talk. know her first name, Margaret. Arriving at Pont-du-Furet, she appears abnormally agitated…. He takes her back to where she is. his home but it is at This moment the young woman disappears. It rings the door of his home, and a couple opens the door. He then learns that their only daughter had died on Pont-du-Furet years before… This legend exists in several versions but it seems that motorists who do not take it seriously cannot believe it. their board are victims of accidents… Other stories are very common on Halloween night: who hasn't already heard of them? heard ofBloody Mary, an entity bloody woman who haunts mirrors? From the werewolf, a man who transforms into a gigantic wolf, no longer controlling his actions and mercilessly massacring his victims on full moon evenings?

< p>If you travel to France, the most "scariest" are found in the forest of Brocéliande, inhabited by several legendary ghosts or in the Périgord, known for sheltering the ghost of Thérèse Saint-Clar at the Puymartin castle… But there are many others elsewhere. discover in our slideshow below:

Abroad,Ireland would be the "ideal place for cause some great scares" à Halloween. Its “Spirits of Meath” festival', near Athboy, revives the Celtic legends of Halloween, around torchlight processions and outdoor horror film screenings. In Derry, voted the best Halloween destination in the world by USA Today, the largest Halloween street carnival in Europe is held, along the Morne and Foyle rivers. The city's buses are transformed into ghost buses for the occasion! In the United States, hoisted at 2nd place in the ranking, two festivals are unmissable in Halloween: the New York Parade and its some 50,000 people dressed up along 6th Avenue, and the West Hollywood Carnival > in which more than 500,000 people participate each year! In Austria, "Seleenwoche“All Souls' Week, from October 30 to November 8, pays tribute to lost loved ones while Retzer land celebrates the pumpkin. This is where that you have to taste the goulash there pumpkin, pancakes and risotto before admiring the parade. thousands of pumpkins! In Sweden,Skogskyrkogården, the largest cemetery in Stockholm, welcomes thousands of people who come to pay their respects to their loved ones. Children dress up as witches on Maundy Thursday and go to witches. the candy hunt. Finally, in Italy, at Otranto in Puglia, the religious festival ofTutti i Santi also sees families gather in the cemeteries, while guided tours of the chapel of the martyrs take place in the cathedral of Otranto, where lie more than 800 skulls of decapitated people during a Turkish invasion in the 15th century…

How to disguise yourself, make a costume or a mask with on Halloween?On Halloween, for people who love traditions, the heroes are witches, ghosts, zombies, vampires, mummies, skeletons, werewolves and even monsters. Demons! Our many steps forward will not also help all the budding monsters out there; create their own costumes or masks in no time:

  • A witch mask
  • A pumpkin mask
  • A vampire mask
  • A Frankenstein mask
  • A skeleton costume
  • Scary mask ideas
  • You don't need to be a sewing professional to make children's costumes yourself. For example, you can make a Halloween mask out of felt with just a few cuts of scissors.

To stick perfectly to your mask. During the event, Linternaute.com offers you many tips for achieving easy Halloween makeup that will frighten everyone. marvel all your friends or neighbors:

No Halloween without a pumpkin! While some are satisfied with a plastic Jack'O Lantern, purists will prefer to get their hands on one. the dough and make their pumpkin. An activity playful make it with friends or family with a large vegetable. And if, however, the pumpkins are out of stock, you can always fall back on pumpkins! To properly prepare your pumpkin, you will need to remove all the flesh. take the small spoon, then draw a terrifying face on it and cut it out. using a knife with very sharp teeth. Follow our tutorial and below, a little inspiration to create your own. through our selection of the craziest pumpkins:

For those who prefer to thrill to thrill. Home, movies and series can help you end Halloween night well. In certain productions, which come to us from across the Atlantic, the references to There are many Halloweens. What American sitcom doesn't have a special Halloween episode? cinema, stroll in the cemeteries or collecting candy, why not take advantage of October 31 to have a special evening of Horror films? Obviously, the essential feature film is called… Halloween, the night of the masks. John Carpenter's film with Jamie Lee Curtis has simply become cult. But among our selection of the best horror films, you will also find ça, Ring, Shining, Massacre à agrave; The Chainsaw, Scream or even Rosemary's Baby… The list goes on. And why not try your hand at an Italian horror film? The great master of horrorDario Argentodirected incredible hemoglobin masterpieces. We cannot recommend enough:SuspiriaDarkness or The Stendhal Syndrome in which plays his daughter, the famous actressAsia Argento. It's up to you to choose from these peaks of horror! See our top 20 horror films.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116